‘2 GOATS in one frame’ – Photos of David Beckham and Rohit Sharma swapping jerseys leave fans in SPLITS; here’s why

Beckham-Sharma swapped jerseys on the day of India's semi-final win.


‘2 GOATS in one frame’ – Photos of David Beckham and Rohit Sharma swapping jerseys leave fans in SPLITS; here’s why

Rohit Sharma and David Beckham (via Instagram/Davidbeckham)

Cricketer Rohit Sharma and football legend, David Beckham shared a picturesque moment. While Beckham was wearing an India jersey that was gifted to him by the Indian captain, Rohit donned a Real Madrid jersey. It was against the backdrop of the Cricket World Cup 2023 semi-final clash between India and New Zealand.

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Beckham is in India and watched India’s match with New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. He is a UNICEF Global Goodwill Ambassador and is on a short trip to India. The International Cricket Council has entered into a partnership with UNICEF to empower women and girls and promote inclusion and gender equality through cricket. Beckham also met with cricketing icon, Sachin Tendulkar, who also happens to be a UNICEF Ambassador.

Internet users termed this meeting between Rohit Sharma and David Beckham as ‘Two Greats in One Frame’. Rohit Sharma, an established Indian cricketer has had a formidable career with the Indian Cricket Team and is one of India’s highest run scorers and finest openers. David Beckham, on the other hand, had a decorated football career with the England national team, Manchester United, Real Madrid, PSG, and AC Milan.

English football legend also shared a clip on his Instagram story of this heartwarming moment. Beckham also congratulated and wished ‘captain Rohit’ luck for the finals of the World Cup.

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Fans react to Rohit Sharma and David Beckham ‘jersey swap’

A moment on the internet sparked debate when David Beckham shared his iconic Real Madrid No.23 jersey with Rohit. Despite Beckham’s huge success at Manchester United, where he won the Champions League and three Premier League titles, he opted for a Real Madrid jersey.

Rohit Sharma and David Beckham jersey swap
Rohit Sharma and David Beckham jersey swap (via open source X)

This choice puzzled many fans. Here are some of the reactions:

David Beckham’s visit to India was to support UNICEF’s global agenda for empowering girls. During his visit to Gujarat, he observed the positive impact of various government and UNICEF initiatives. He met community workers and officials dedicated to community service.

Moreover, the English footballer engaged with young innovators at the Vikram Sarabhai Children Innovation Center. His visit to India also generated excitement among fans, especially when he attended the semi-final at Wankhede Stadium. Additionally, memorable moments were captured during his meetings with Tendulkar, and Kohli, and a recent photo with Rohit Sharma, creating a buzz on the internet.

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